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Synonyms for suppress

Synonyms for (verb) suppress

Synonyms: suppress Definition: reduce the incidence or severity of or stop Usage: suppress a yawn; this drug can suppress the hemorrhage

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress Definition: to put down by force or authority Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires

Similar words: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger

Synonyms: suppress, repress Definition: put out of one's consciousness

Similar words: bury, forget Definition: dismiss from the mind; stop remembering Usage: I tried to bury these unpleasant memories

Synonyms: inhibit, suppress, bottle up Definition: control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior

Similar words: keep, keep back, restrain, hold back Definition: keep under control; keep in check Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool